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An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
89

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

The Roku 3 keeps everything that's made the brand successful and ushers in some welcome improvements, all without boosting the price or ruining the simple setup.

Pros
  • New UI is a welcome improvement
  • Upgraded CPU eliminates performance issues
  • Simple, capable and relatively cheap
Cons
  • Still no official YouTube or DLNA support
  • No analog AV output
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Scores

Engadget

89
 

User Reviews

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starrsnana
I love the addition of the jack for private listening, and I love the new interface.read more
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Ryudo
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
90
Ian Camp
The Roku 3 is everything a device update should be. It carries the torch for...read more
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Average Critic Score

Audio quality

80
 

Media support

79
 

Design and form factor

81
 

Ease of use

86
 

Video quality

91
 

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